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Consultancy Contracts

Volume 130: debated on Wednesday 30 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list each management or computer consultancy contract awarded by the Metropolitan police in 1987, giving in each case the name of the consultancy firm and the subject of the assignment.

I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the following contracts were awarded in 1987:

FirmSubject of Assignment
PActelFeasibility Study1
Geoff FordWork Information Management System Consultancy1
HoskynsDatabase Consultancy1
DigitusSource Programs Advice on Manpower planning system2
The Instruction SetUNIX2
Safe ComputingImplementing Police Payroll—setting up software
Time Manager InternationalManagement Training for staff
LogicaCapacity Planning
McDonnell DouglasStatistics systems—Hist. File Cleardown
Chess ValleyMaintaining data input system for Crime statistics
CarnellPJCS Consultancy for Payrolls
ICLSetting up Personnel 20 package
ICLConsultancy for New Traffic Tickets System
Tom ScharffIn-line mailing-advice on whether cost effective to restore faulty equipment
Gerard SystemsARTEMIS consultancy
S.I.A.Rostering consultancy for Territorial Operations System
HoskynsSpool increase consultancy
Coopers and LybrandComputer management consultancy for Chief Engineer's Department
PActel; Admiral Computer Services; Marshall Computing ServicesMiscellaneous computer consultancies for Chief Engineer's Department
PActelProject Manager for Crime Report Information System
HoskynsVarious levels of project staff for new Traffice Tickets System
Eagling; K.P.G.Contract Operations for old Traffic Tickets System
HoskynsFixed Penalty Office Contract Staff
1 All for the Electrical and Mechanical Branch Control Information Systems.
2 Territorial Operation Systems.